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Royal Naval Biography/Morgan, William


Entered the royal navy in 1795; obtained his first commission on the 9th April, 1803; and was promoted to his present rank May 14th, 1828; previous to which he had commanded the Dexterous gun-brig, and Nimble and Lapwing revenue cruisers. He was appointed an inspecting commander of the coastguard in July, 1830; but quitted that service, and joined the Malabar 74, Captain the Hon. Josceline Percy, in Oct. 1832. He appears to have invalided from that ship in June, 1833.